Well the Race Night was held last Friday to raise money for World Challenge Ecuador 2019. Where a group of students will be travelling to Ecuador to live with the locals in their community and provide help in whatever way necessary to enrich their quality of life. We are delighted to say that a huge £884 was raised and a great night was had by all in doing so. Thank you to everyone who attended, bought tickets, gave donations and supported on the night buying raffle tickets and betting on the races… Much appreciated!!! 🙂
We are very proud to announce that we are rated #5 of 280 restaurants within Barnsley on TripAdvisor. This is amazing news for the whole team here and to celebrate we are going to hold a raffle for the next 3 month whereby the prize is a Sunday lunch for 4. To be included in this raffle all you have to do is write a review of your visit/s to The Waggon and Horses, Oxspring on TripAdvisor. Your TripAdvisor name that I can see will then be entered into the raffle.
On the 22nd of each month of the people who have reviewed us that month then a winner will be chosen at random and notified by e-mail via TripAdvisor. 1st raffle draw will be on 23rd July.
So what are you waiting for? 5 minutes of your time and you could win a Sunday Roast for 4
Sorry Everyone. Yes it’s time for the ‘C’ word …. CHRISTMAS!!!
Woohoo!!! Christmas menus for The Waggon and Horses, Oxspring are now completed… yes I know it’s early I can hear the groans from here 😉 but we already have Christmas Day Lunch fully booked and even have a waiting list and with many more enquiries and bookings being made we just had to bite the bullet and get on with things. These menus will be available from the printers and on our website within the next few weeks … SO WATCH THIS SPACE!! However if you would like to book in in the meantime for December then please do call on 01226 763259 to reserve your table whereby I can then send you a menu.
Being early we have once again been able to secure an appointment with Santa to visit us here in The Waggon for Santa Sunday Lunches on Sunday 3rd, 10th and 17th December. Sittings will be either 12 to 12.30pm or 2.30 to 3pm on each of the Sundays stated. On these sittings you will enjoy a Festive Sunday lunch of Soup to start, Traditional Roast Turkey Breast or Wortley Farmed Lamb with all the trimmings followed by your choice of a homemade dessert on the day. Obviously your tables will be festively decorated as you would expect complete with Christmas crackers. Once you have finished your meals then Santa will make an appearance and each child (and adult if you wish ;)) will be invited to go and have a chat with Santa and each child will recieve an early Christmas gift from Santa himself. This is a lovely day for all the family and we have already received bookings so we urge you to reserve your place so as not to miss out. Why wait in a freezing cold shopping or garden centre to see Santa when you can have a day including Santa for all the family to enjoy and be involved in!?! The cost of this is £16.95per adult with children under 10 £9.95pp or £6.95 per child who would like to choose from our childrens menu.
This year we will once again be holding our Festive Friday Party Nights in Rafters Bar @ The Waggon on Friday 1st, 8th and 15th December. Doors will open at 7.30pm. This is a fantastic evening for those of you who want to celebrate the festive Season with friends, family, colleagues etc but are not wanting a sit down meal. On these evenings you can come to Rafters which will be festively decorated and enjoy a fantastic night out with our resident DJ. Our infamous Homemade Meat and Potato Pie supper will be served during the evening. Enjoy all the old school classics and festive hits. This is a ticket only event and is £12.50pp. FOR EVERY BOOKING OF TEN PEOPLE OR MORE THEN THE ORGANISER WILL GO FREE!!
Following past years popularity we will also be holding our Christmas Bingo Lunches in Rafters @ The Waggon on Wednesday 6th and 13th December. This is a Christmas get together with a twist! Enjoy a 3 course meal of Soup to start, Traditional Turkey Breast with all the trimmings followed by Sherry Trifle. Proceedings start at 12pm and once you have enjoyed your meal then there will be bingo games for cash prizes. This is a ticket only event and is £14.95pp. FOR EVERY BOOKING OF TEN PEOPLE OR MORE THEN THE ORGANISER WILL GO FREE!!
All dietary requirements can be catered for just let us know at the time of booking.
(Please be aware that there are stairs to Rafters and toilets are at the bottom of the stairs)
Think that’s all for now everybody! Once again so sorry to have to mention the ‘C’ word but due to lots of lovely people requesting menus we have had to. Don’t forget book in now and then enjoy Summer knowing that at least one part of Christmas is sorted! Hope to see you sometime in December :))))
Hello there all you lovely people!
Well what an amazing day it was for Oxspring, Penistone and all the other local villages and indeed Yorkshire on Sunday for The Tour de Yorkshire! The village and surrounding areas looked amazing and there was a fantastic community spirt which was evident down here @ The Waggon, Oxspring amongst the hundreds of people who came to visit us and view the cyclists go past.
From everyone here at team Waggon, Oxspring we would like to say a massive thank all of you to all who came and supported not just the event but us here @ The Waggon. You were all truly fantastic and we hope you enjoyed the day and any food that you purchased. The hog roast was extremely popular and was a sell out and to say that it served around 400 people that is definitely saying something. Many of you took advantage of our new patio seating area which I am sure is going to also prove extremely popular in the coming summer months.
So that’s all for now folks!! Except to say we look forward to seeing you again sometime on the near future!
A Charity Race Night in aid of The Tiny Hearts Appeal, Barnsley was held on Saturday 11th March in Rafters bar and was a sell out!
The Tiny Hearts Appeal @ Barnsley Hospital aims to raise £1 million to help fund a brand new special Baby Care unit at the hospital.
The new unit aims to provide an even better standard of care for all the special care babies and the most comfortable environment for all families and staff on the unit.
WOW!!! What a fantastic night was had by all. Lots of fun and hilarity whilst raising lots of money for the Tiny Hearts, Barnsley Appeal. A MASSIVE THANKYOU to all who contributed by either sponsoring a race, buying horse, buying a ticket for the event and/or betting on the actual evening. Stuart of R N Promotions who came and provided the actual races said that he has done over 100 race nights and never before had he seen such an amount raised. Especially the Auction race which in itself raised £455. As is the norm the owner of the winning horse received half of this amount with half been given to the charity however in this case the syndicate who bought the horse generously donated their winnings back to Tiny Hearts!!! THANK YOU!!!
OVER £1500 WAS RAISED
DONATIONS ARE STILL COMING IN SO I WILL POST AGAIN ONCE WE HAVE A FINAL TOTAL
Many thanks to the following who donated prizes and sponsored races:
The Waggon and Horses, Oxspring
Angus – Fish Merchant
Rileys Restaurant @ The Potting Shed, Silkstone
Bannantynes of Barnsley
Cottage Bakery, Silkstone
Stocksbridge Leisure Centre
Hacketts Florists of Penistone
More Pretty Things @ Hoylandswaine
Well we are now well into February and we have our Mothers Day Menu available. Bookings are coming in thick and fast so if you do wish to celebrate with us then please call 01226 763259 to reserve your table.
Mothers Day Menu
Sunday 26th March – Adult £20.95pp
(Includes a gift for all Mums)
Children £10.95 (Small 3 course), £6.50 (small roast main), £5.95 (kids menu)
12pm – 12.30pm, 2.45pm – 3.15pm, 5.30pm to 6pm
(gf) Denotes is or can be gluten free on request
Homemade Tomato and Basil Soup (gf)
Classic Prawn Cocktail (gf)
Served with Marie Rose sauce and bread and butter
Crispy Breaded Goats Cheese (gf)
On a bed of mixed leaf with an orange, port and redcurrant sauce
Homemade Duck roll
Served with a Chinese garnish and drizzled with plum sauce
Roasted Topside of Beef or Roast Turkey (gf)
Served with homemade Yorkshire Pudding and a rich roast gravy
Fresh Cod Loin with a Parmesan and Herb Crust (gf)
Served with a homemade basil and tomato sauce
Individual Minted Wortley Lamb and Potato Pie (gf)
Topped with a shortcrust pastry
All served with dripping roast potatoes and fresh seasonal vegetables
Wild Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto (gf) (v)
Selection of Desserts from the board
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause but we look forward to seeing you from Friday 13th January onwards.
A rare opportunity has arisen at The Waggon and Horses, Oxspring for a full time experienced Chef.
The Waggon and Horses is an extremely busy establishment and is food led. All our chefs work with fresh produce and produce the majority of our menu from scratch. The Waggon is recognised as a place where food and service is paramount and the quality and presentation is of an extremely high standard.
The right candidate for this position must be used to used to working with fresh produce and able to work at speed even when under pressure as this is an extremely busy kitchen. You will be part of a team so must be able to work alongside others. You will also be reliable, punctual, hardworking and organised. If you are interested in this position then please call 01226 763259 and ask to speak to The manager or alternatively drop your CV into the pub.
Hours and Pay will be discussed with the right candidate however this is a full time position.
Well what a Day we had yesterday! We had a stall at Penistone Show for The Waggon and Horses and what a fantastic Day was had by all!! It was lovely to see many of our existing customers who popped by to say hello and have a little drink and was also a pleasure to talk to people who have yet to visit us here at The Waggon. Many bookings were taken for our Christmas Events which can be viewed on our website and also many bookings for meals in The Waggon itself. If you are planning on attending our Christmas events or simply planning on having your Christmas celebrations at the Waggon then I do urge you to book ASAP as we are getting bookings coming thick and fast now and I wouldn’t want you to miss out!! Indeed Christmas Day is already sold out.
Also at The Penistone Show we were selling The Heads Together Charity calendar featuring 12 local lads who barred (nearly) all to raise money for this worth while cause set up by Claire Throssell in memory of her two boys; Jack and Paul. The commeraderie between Claire, these men and their families is truly fantastic and I am sure that Jack and Paul will have been looking down and smiling at what an amazing woman their mum is and how the community has come together in their name. It was a mixture of emotions for everyone but there was fun and humour aswell. The calendar is available from the website and The Waggon and Horses along with other local businesses.
(Waggon customers – you need to check out Tony as Mr November 😉
Thank you all again for your continued support of The Waggon and Horses it is much appreciated!
Please support one amazing lady, and a bunch of extremely brave Barnsley men to raise money for Claire Throssells’ charity : The Heads Together Charitable Trust
Jack and Paul Sykes where taken in the most inhuman way by their very own father ( almost 2 years ago) .
Claire, has been through hell and back and every day is a struggle for her.
Claire has set up her own charity to raise money for various causes and to keep the spirit of Jack and Paul alive.
The men in the calendar are local men from Barnsley ,men who re-built Claire former home , men who have helped Claire find strength in her dark days , men who have given her back faith.
My husband and friends braved the nude to produce a Calendar that Claire is proud of.
Each month represents Jack and Paul’s hobbies , milestones and passion for life, with a cheeky twist that both Jack and Paul would of found fun.
PLEASE SUPPORT AND TOGETHER WE CAN RAISE MONEY FOR AN AMAZING CHARITY. CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO ORDER YOURS!?❤️?
THERE WILL ALSO BE A STALL AT THE PENISTONE SHOW FOR THE CHARITY MANNED BY THE MEN WHO APPEAR IN THE CALENDAR AND CLAIRE. CALENDARS WILL BE ON SALE THERE. CALENDARS CAN ALSO BE PURCHASED ON THE WAGGON, OXSPRING STALL.
COME ALONG AND SAY HELLO!
SAM BREWIS XXX